TRAFFIC OFFENSE SENTENCING PROCESSES AND HIGHWAY SAFETY. VOLUME I. SUMMARY REPORT

The history and development of traffic offense sanctions are reviewed. Criteria for traffic offense sanctions are discussed in terms of evenness, economy, appropriateness, rational allocation, effectiveness and parsimony. The framework for development of standards for traffic offense sanctions is presented. The research literature related to traffic offense sanctions is reviewed, emphasizing special and general effectiveness. An agenda for recommended research is proposed. Four specific sanction policies are analyzed: habitual offender laws, driver license suspension/revocation, mandatory penalties and restricted or occupational licenses.

  • Corporate Authors:

    PRC Public Management Services, Incorporated

    7600 Old Springhouse Road
    McLean, VA  USA  22101

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • McGuire, J P
    • Peck, R C
  • Publication Date: 1977-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: 77 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00155341
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-HS-802-326 Final Rpt., PRC/PMS-C-151-Vol-1
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-4-00970
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 19 1978 12:00AM